chiron 0.4.2-foss-2018b-Python-3.6.6

Deprecated: Use of this version of chiron is deprecated. More information on our Applications Support and Retention Policy.

A basecaller for Oxford Nanopore Technologies' sequencers

Accessing chiron 0.4.2-foss-2018b-Python-3.6.6

To load the module for chiron 0.4.2-foss-2018b-Python-3.6.6 please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEAR Cloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs):

module load chiron/0.4.2-foss-2018b-Python-3.6.6

There is a GPU enabled version of this module: chiron 0.4.2-fosscuda-2018b-Python-3.6.6

BEAR Apps Version




The listed architectures consist of two part: OS-CPU.

  • BlueBEAR: The OS used on BlueBEAR is represented by EL and there are several different processor (CPU) types available on BlueBEAR. More information about the processor types on BlueBEAR is available on the BlueBEAR Job Submission page.
  • BEAR Cloud and CaStLeS VMs: These VMs can have one of two OSes. Those with access to a BEAR Cloud or CaStLeS VM should check that the listed architectures for an application include the OS of VM being used. The VMs, irrespective of OS, will use the haswell CPU type.


  • chiron 0.4.2
  • statsmodels 0.9.0
  • tqdm 4.28.1

More Information

For more information visit the chiron website.


This version of chiron has a direct dependency on: foss/2018b h5py/2.8.0-foss-2018b-Python-3.6.6 mappy/2.15-foss-2018b-Python-3.6.6 Python/3.6.6-foss-2018b TensorFlow/1.10.1-foss-2018b-Python-3.6.6

Other Versions

These versions of chiron are available on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEAR Cloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs). These will be retained in accordance with our Applications Support and Retention Policy.

Version BEAR Apps Version
0.4.2-fosscuda-2018b-Python-3.6.6 2018b

Last modified on 3rd June 2019